The Works of that Learned and Judicious Divine, Mr. Richard Hooker: with an Account of His Life and Death, Volume 1
The University Press, 1850 - Church polity - 630 pages
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Page 228 - Of law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world ; all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power...
Page 155 - ... if celestial spheres should forget their wonted motions, and by irregular volubility turn themselves any way as it might happen ; if the prince of the lights of heaven, which now as a giant doth run his unwearied course, should, as it were, through a languishing faintness, begin to stand, and to rest himself ; if the moon should wander from her beaten way, the times and seasons of the year blend themselves by disordered and confused mixture, the winds breathe out their last gasp...
Page 574 - When thou hadst overcome the sharpness of death, thou didst open the kingdom of heaven to all believers.
Page 301 - Where is the wise ? where is the scribe ? where is the disputer of this world ? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world ? For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
Page 583 - Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee. Ask of me, and I will give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.
Page 382 - We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God. 12 And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and caught him, and brought him to the council, 13 And set up false witnesses, which said, This man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law...
Page 149 - Dangerous it were for the feeble brain of man to wade far into the doings of the Most High ; whom although to • know be life, and joy to make mention of his name ; yet our soundest knowledge is to know that we know him not as indeed he is, neither can know him : and our safest eloquence concerning him is our silence, when we confess without confession that his glory is inexplicable, his greatness above our capacity and reach.
Page 57 - There is no learning that this man hath not searched into, nothing too hard for his understanding : this man, indeed, deserves the name of an author : his books will get reverence by age, for there is in them such seeds of eternity, that if the rest be like this, they shall last till the last fire shall consume all learning.
Page 148 - ... whom they are subject, is author; only the works and operations of God have Him both for their worker, and for the law whereby they are wrought. (The being of God is a kind of law to his working: for that perfection which God is, giveth perfection to that he doth.
Page 236 - For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving: For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer.